Suffering little impact from the financial crisis — or perhaps as a result of the ongoing economic woes — the German box office enjoyed a 13.5% boost in the first half of the year — its best showing…
The Venice Film Festival's Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup featuring 10 world preems with a largely Eurocentric focus, complemented by two topical Iranian works, and one from South Korea.
Sky Italia has announced a new channel dedicated to local movies, in order to keep ahead in the Italo satellite market.
A 30% tax credit for Italian movie theaters installing digital projection equipment is to be investigated by European regulators.
Pic producer and distrib Nikkatsu has acquired the international rights acquisition and management arm of AMG Entertainment.
When President Obama answered the very last question of the evening — one from Lynn Sweet on what the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates meant for race relations — I immediately thought…
FremantleMedia Enterprises has made a first-look deal with Liquid Comics, the company formerly known as Virgin Comics.
If the honeymoon is over for President Obama, so too is the pushback. His fourth primetime press conference, carried by all of the broadcast networks except Fox, saw Obama not get too rattled. Given…
Fireworks Intl., the TV and digital programming distribution arm of Blighty's ContentFilm, has taken worldwide distrib rights to Fox Intl. Channels' short-form skeins.
Hollywood summer tentpoles are doing big business at the international box office, and not just Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."
Brit company Kneehigh Theater's stage adaptation of the 1945 David Lean pic "Brief Encounter" will have its U.S. premiere at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in the fall.